Skip to Content

Tag: Bill Cooper


General News

Technology still top challenge for alarm companies, new ESA president says

July 3, 2012Rich Miller

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Competition from telecoms and cablecos is drawing a lot of attention in the security world, but keeping pace with technology is still the biggest challenge facing alarm companies, new ESA President John Knox said at the Electronic Security Expo.Knox, owner and president of Life & Property Security Systems in Knoxville, Tenn., was installed as president of the Electronic Security Association during the group's annual membership meeting here on June 28. He has been a member of...

Bill Cooper, Electronic Security Association, Electronic Security Expo, ESA, ESX, John Knox, Jon Sargent, Ken Nelson, Life & Property Security Systems, Marshall Marinace


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Monitoring

AICC group to push for national licensing

March 24, 2011Daniel Gelinas

WASHINGTON—Following the New York state licensing debate over Article 6-E, the Alarm Industry Communications Committee—the membership committee that handles the security industry's lobbying in Congress and with the FCC—has formed a subcommittee to execute the push for a national license for central stations. The committee, which had its first meeting on March 3, has important work to do, according to industry leaders. “The subcommittee is tasked with developing language and...

ADT, AICC, Bill Cooper, C.O.P.S., Ed Bonifas, Jim McMullen, Lou Fiore, national licensing subcommittee


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Monitoring

Post NYBFAA open discussion forum, Article 6-E put to bed?

February 17, 2011Daniel Gelinas

ALBANY, N.Y.—It looks as though Article 6-E has reached the end of its journey—for now. In a Feb. 15 email interview with Security Systems News, NYBFAA executive director Dale Eller said the New York state association's board of directors had a lot to think about after the Feb. 10 meeting at which two dozen security industry executives aired their opinions on the nascent central station licensing legislation. Eller said the board came to a decision late in the day Feb. 15. “As of...

ACCENT Listserv, ADT, AICC, Article 6-E, Article 6-E Review Committee, Bill Cooper, CSAA, Dale Eller, Doyle Security, Ed Bonifas


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Fire Systems Installation

Industry joins fire false-alarm battle

November 11, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—A new campaign here to combat false fire alarms involves not only local fire departments, but the alarm industry, with officials saying installers can play a role in reducing unintentional alarms. “I'm really excited about it,” said Bill Cooper, an ADT industry liaison manager who is chairman of the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, regarding the initiative announced Oct. 28. SIAC is a participant in the new campaign, called...

Accidental Alarm Reduction Makes Sense, ADT, Bill Cooper, Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort, false alarms, false fire alarms, SIAC


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon